AJ Bell plc (LON:AJB) Insider Roger Stott Purchases 40 Shares

AJ Bell plc (LON:AJB) insider Roger Stott purchased 40 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, January 11th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 371 ($5.04) per share, for a total transaction of £148.40 ($201.44).

Roger Stott also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Monday, December 13th, Roger Stott bought 40 shares of AJ Bell stock. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 375 ($5.09) per share, for a total transaction of £150 ($203.61).
  • On Thursday, December 9th, Roger Stott sold 10,419 shares of AJ Bell stock. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 380 ($5.16), for a total value of £39,592.20 ($53,742.64).

LON AJB opened at GBX 348.80 ($4.73) on Friday. The business has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 387.22 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 405.41. The company has a market capitalization of £1.43 billion and a P/E ratio of 32.60. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 11.93, a current ratio of 8.22 and a quick ratio of 7.88. AJ Bell plc has a 1-year low of GBX 255.20 ($3.46) and a 1-year high of GBX 487 ($6.61).

The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, February 4th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, January 6th will be issued a dividend of GBX 9.50 ($0.13) per share. This is a boost from AJ Bell’s previous dividend of $2.46. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 6th. This represents a dividend yield of 2.4%. AJ Bell’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 0.67%.

A number of analysts recently issued reports on the company. Liberum Capital reissued a “sell” rating and issued a GBX 325 ($4.41) target price on shares of AJ Bell in a research report on Tuesday, December 7th. Barclays reissued an “underweight” rating on shares of AJ Bell in a research report on Tuesday, December 14th. Berenberg Bank reduced their price objective on AJ Bell from GBX 420 ($5.70) to GBX 400 ($5.43) and set a “hold” rating for the company in a research note on Tuesday, December 7th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada reduced their price objective on AJ Bell from GBX 445 ($6.04) to GBX 435 ($5.90) and set a “sector perform” rating for the company in a research note on Tuesday, November 23rd. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company. Based on data from MarketBeat, AJ Bell has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 394.17 ($5.35).

AJ Bell Company Profile

AJ Bell plc, through its subsidiaries, operates investment platforms in the United Kingdom. The company offers AJ Bell Investcentre, which provides a suite of products, services, investment solutions, and online tools for regulated financial advisers and wealth managers to help them manage retail customers' portfolio; and AJ Bell Youinvest that includes the provision of proprietary investment content and investment solutions through in-house funds, ready-made portfolios, and selected funds for execution-only retail customers.

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